Tag Archives: Tally

Enjoying each other’s company

My mother was down with food poisoning.  Though nearly an octogenarian, she was not content to handle it curled up in a blanket on the couch, as most people even decades younger than her would.  No, instead she was dragging … Continue reading

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“Come play with me?”

  Recently, Coffee was on some turnout time in the arena. My mother went to bring him in, and he was watching calmly from the corner; but, when she neared the gate, he galloped a small circle, threw in a … Continue reading

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The herd falls ill

There are two things that should tug at any feeling heart string – a sick child and a sick animal.  Not only are they suffering from the discomfort of the ailment, but both share a somewhat confused aspect, as if … Continue reading

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A Thousand Little Things

The job has consumed my life.  Too many evenings and weekends sacrificed over the last couple of years.  The few that were not were used for catching up – either on chores or rest.  Couple that with the longest, wettest … Continue reading

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The End of Lofty Goals

I took a much needed sanity break.  My inspiration for these posts comes from two main sources – my own little herd and what is going on in the horseworld at large.  As the year wound down, I found that … Continue reading

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A visit from the vet

A few things have bothered me lately.  Not major things, just little things.  Coffee comes into the arena every day just a little bit ‘not right’.  Tally seems to have just a little extra ‘wiggle’ in one hock.  And then there’s … Continue reading

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A warm glow …

I was having a conversation with one of my team leads yesterday.  Have you ever had one of those moments when something someone says really strikes a chord?  One of those moments when you think “Wow!  Someone else feels the … Continue reading

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